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Hikikomori: Shut-In and Isolated

Dr. Alan Teo, Oregon Health & Science University; VA Portland Healthcare System | Yuichi Hattori, Sayama Psychological Institute

31-Oct-17 18:00

Hikikomori: Shut-In and Isolated

An estimated 400,000 people across Japan have barely left their homes for months, years or decades. We talk about the hikikomori phenomenon with Dr. Alan Teo, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the Oregon Health & Science University, and Researcher & Core Investigator at VA Portland Healthcare System; as well as Yuichi Hattori, a psychologist at the Sayama Psychological Institute.

Produced by: Juosie Loo

Presented by: Caroline Oh


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Tags:  Evening EditionHikikomoriSocial IsolationJapanGovernment/Regulatory/Policy MakingOther personality interviewsCulture, History, Heritage


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